-using a chicago address directory from 1967 to find-out what the city was once like
-making things looks rusty
-taking photographs of television screens and computer monitors...
-trips to kinko's
-feverishly working on stuff for art exhibits
tunes: bomb banks, the hecks, mr. 666, herbie hancock, weather report, sadistic mika band, tangerine dream, townes van zandt, neil young, curved air, raincoats, sightings, josephine foster, arab on radar, blue oyster cult, yes, burzum, fleetwood mac, the usa is a monster, gay beast, captain beefheart, popl vuh, vangelis, amon duul II, local bands: fielded, unmanned ship, bad drugs, psychic steel, cave, cool memories, white car, bobby conn, ga'an, john bellows, golden birthday, cacaw, zath, the sonics, black sabbath, deep purple, dolly parton, the carter family, 13th floor elevators, nick drake, the ventures, joe meek, emerson, lake & palmer, kris kristofferson, john prine...
For real: people to play music with, boarded-up buildings to trespass, new information, uncomfortable social experiences, a place to make art, urban decay, photographs and other old crap to look at...
all the films that burned in the 1920's & 30's, Cindy Sherman's art, Joseph beuys, slave ships, a doc that i recently watched about "wind farms"... paul mcarthy, john baldessari, eva hesse, luc tuymans, richard prince, robert gober, nan goldin...
local music, foreign art... The edges of images.
cropping the world... symmetry, inversion.
at my studio
at... situations, empty bottle, roots & culture, document, heaven gallery, the charleston... places like that...
i've spent several hundred hours scouring old chicago newspapers on microfilm... i played
baseball in college
i collect discarded newport cigarette packs & drug bags
As a really skinny teenager, I could perform oral sex on myself. As an adult, I've discovered from other guys, that this isn't uncommon Among Lankey teenagers.
I like the grateful dead
i once asked my doctor out...